Posted by Darren Findley on Wed, July 10, 2024

Job Growth Slowed in June but Remains Healthy

The labor market continues to be resilient. There are signs that the unprecedented growth over the last three years is gradually leveling off, but the market still shows strength. The U.S. economy added more jobs in June than expected. Still, the gains were narrow, primarily across a few sectors, including health care and social assistance, government and construction. Several sectors saw employment shrink, including manufacturing, retail trade and professional and business services. Yet, the market is strong, and rising unemployment with slowing wage growth should help bring inflation under control without tipping the economy into recession. The June jobs report could pressure the Fed to cut interest rates finally.

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Posted by Leslie Minchin on Thu, June 27, 2024

This post is the second of three Employee-Centric Manager (ECM) posts that our guest contributor, Leslie Minchin, VP of Transformation and Enablement at Engage2Excel, will share. Leslie’s 20 years of Talent Acquisition experience, as well as being a Project Manager Professional and a Certified Executive Coach, gives you someone who understands today's leadership challenges and has worked through them and developed best practices to overcome them. She is passionate about manager development and works closely with Dr. Jack Wiley to facilitate his Employee-Centric Manager training for our clients. Leslie is excited to write about the ECM program, its results, and its effect on the people who participate in the training.

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Posted by Justine Peters on Fri, June 21, 2024

In today's digitally driven world, social media has become an indispensable tool for recruitment. With billions of users worldwide, platforms like LinkedIn, TikTok, Twitter, and Instagram offer a vast pool of talent waiting to be tapped into. However, effectively utilizing social media for recruitment requires more than posting job listings (but those count, too!). It demands a strategic approach, engaging content, and a deep understanding of your target audience.


In this blog, we'll explore the strategies and best practices for leveraging social media to achieve recruitment success.

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Posted by Darren Findley on Wed, June 12, 2024

Hiring managers have a powerful influence on recruitment success, candidate engagement, selection, offer acceptance and retention strategies. In today’s job market, collaboration between HR leaders, recruiters and hiring managers is essential. However, many HR organizations struggle to find ways to effectively influence hiring managers’ skills and behaviors, which influence recruiting and retention outcomes. We asked the talent acquisition experts on our advisory board to discuss their priorities and challenges in helping hiring managers succeed. Below is a summary of the discussions that took place.

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